Christopher Booker: The Real Global Warming Disaster

Can’t we blame the sun instead?

Timothy Roberts


The Real Global Warming Disaster: Is the Obsession with ‘Climate Change’ Turning out To Be the Most Costly Scientific Blunder in History?
by Christopher Booker
Continuum (Palgrave Macmillian), $26 pb, 368 pp, 9781441119704


Christopher Booker is appalled that humanity has thrown its glimmering record of progress on the pagan bonfire of environmentalist superstition. He is shocked that the scientific community is helplessly in thrall to a cabal of corrupt hacks masquerading under theIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s confected rubric. He is dumbfounded that ‘natural’ climatic fluctuations have been spun into some deranged ‘global warming’ conspiracy theory.

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Published in March 2011, no. 329
Timothy Roberts

Timothy Roberts

Timothy Roberts is a Melbourne-based writer whose current interests include Victorian literature, evolutionary biology and Roman history. His essays, reviews and articles have been published in The Age, College Literature, The Australian Rationalist, The New Matilda and The European Legacy, among many others. He is also the author of four student guides to classic and modern works of literature. Much of his writing can be found on his website.

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